President's Choice Ontario burger: Great Lakes Guac burger

This burger is smoky with a touch of Mex from the guac

Chef Rob Bragagnolo from Toronto's Marben Restaurant pairs guacamole with PC Loads of Gouda, Mushrooms and Onions burger.

President’s Choice® Ontario Burger: Great Lakes Guac burger

1 ripe avocado
1 tbsp chopped cilantro
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp PC Black Label Peperoncini Piccanti
1 tbsp PC Black Label Spiced Tomato Condiment
1 tsp salt
4 PC Loads of Burger, Sautéed Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions, and Smoked Gouda Cheese
4 slices PC Round Sandwich Bacon
4 slices smoked gouda cheese
4 PC Chiabatta Burger Buns
2 tbsp PC Black Label Caramelized Red Onion

In a large bowl, combine the avocado, cilantro, lime juice, PC Black Label Peperoncini Picanti, PC Black Label Spiced Tomato Condiment, and salt and mash well with a fork. Refrigerate until ready to build the burgers.

Preheat barbecue to medium-high heat. Place burger patties on the grill and cook for 5 to 6 minutes per side or until done. Add bacon slices to the grill, flip when lightly crisped and place on top of patties. place gouda on top of bacon and cook, covered, until the cheese is just melted. Remove burgers from grill and keep warm.

Place buns on barbecue, cut side down, for a few moments until lightly toasted.

To assemble:

Slather both sides of toasted buns with caramelized onions and place cooked burger on bottom bun. Spoon a tablespoon of guacamole on top of the burger. Place top half of the bun on top and lightly press down to spread the guacamole evenly. Serve with favourite side dish.